International Perfume Bottles Association

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Welcome to the world of perfume bottle collecting

There is a fascination and intrigue to collecting perfume bottles. Whether a beginner or a seasoned collector, you will likely use these words (and more?) to describe our shared passion – Breathtaking! Captivating! Exciting! Challenging! Rewarding! Historically Educational! Good Investment! Beautiful Craftsmanship!

The pictures above are only a taste of the entire spectrum of this collecting specialty. Visit the Virtual Museum to see the various galleries that reflect the many aspects and sub-specialties of perfume bottle collecting. Perhaps you enjoy commercial bottles, or perfume burners? Novelties, Victorian laydowns, miniatures or art glass?

Did you think you were alone in the world enjoying this collecting specialty? Well, no longer. There is a large group of like-minded collectors who are passionate about this subject. They are the heart of this organization, producing a highly rated color quarterly magazine and presenting a world-class annual convention.

Want to know more? Request information with our online form. Want to know about the IPBA itself? Find out about IPBA. Have questions? Check out our FAQ.

We look forward to hearing from YOU and sharing in your passion for perfume bottle collecting.

  • Annual Convention

    A three-day extravaganza featuring the world's premiere exhibition and sale with the field's leading dealers featuring thousands of bottles and an internationally recognized auction. The convention draws together collectors and dealers from around the world.

  • Perfume Bottle Quarterly

    Features news of bottles and people, literature reviews, trade events, rare and unusual items, classified ads, Association news, bottle photos, and more.

    Browse the PBQ Quarterly Archive
  • Young Collectors

    IPBA has launched a membership program for youngsters age 7-18 years. Wouldn't this make a wonderful gift for your child, grandchild, favorite niece, or young family friend?

    Request an IPBA Young Collectors membership brochure for full information at membership [at] perfumebottles [dot] org.

    NEW!!! Young Collectors has their own page. Enter below.

    Young Collectors Page